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1 Key Learning: The learner will investigate the foundations of the American political system and explore basic values and principles of American democracy. How would did the geographic diversity influence economic, social, and political life in colonial North America? (1.01) How would you trace and analyze the development of ideas about self-government in British North America? (1.02) Unit Essential Question: Page 1 of 3

2 Concept: Concept: Concept: Colonization of British North America Self-Government Lesson Essential Questions: Lesson Essential Questions: Lesson Essential Questions: How did the unique geographic landscape of each region cause the colonies to develop differently? (A) (A) In what ways did the purpose and focus of settlement affect the development of each colony? (A) How did the diversity of the populations in each region lead to varied experiences economically, socially, and politically? (A) How did the colonists' experiences under the British government influence them to establish a system of self-government? (A) Which documents and people influenced the colonists' viewpoints on self-government? (A) How did the successes and failures of the colonial governments influence teh colonists' attitude about selfgovernment? (A) Vocabulary: Vocabulary: Vocabulary: Geographic Diversity: New England Middle Colonies Southern Colonies Jamestown Economic Growth: Joint- Stock Companies Proprietary/Royal/ Self-governing colonies Triangular Trade Route Social Structure: Indentured Servants Native Americans Public schooling Political Structure: Town meetings Bacon's Rebellion Religious Diversity: Pilgrims Puritans Quakers Catholics Religious Dissenters Salem Witch Trials Extra Vocabulary: Roanoke Powhatan Confederacy Tobacco Lord Baltimore City Upon a Hill John Winthrop Massachusetts Bay Company Roger Williams Anne Hutchinson Thomas Hooker English Civil War Oliver Cromwell Maryland Toleration Act Restoration Henry Hudson Pacifism William Penn James Oglethorpe Plantation Cash Crop Gentry Backcountry farmers Subsistence farming Nathaniel Bacon Slavery Middle Passage Slave Code Grand Banks Fall line Bills of exchange Artisan Entrepreneur Capitalist Mercantilism Bacon's Rebellion Majority Rule: Parliament Republic Self-Government: Mayflower Compact VA House of Burgesses Fundamental Orders of Connecticut Town Meetings Limited Government: Magna Carta/ Great Charter Social Contract theory English Bll of Rights Rebellion: 1st and 2nd Continental Congress Extra Vocabulary: selectment Page 2 of 3

3 Additional Info: Macro Concepts: Diversity Systems Inclusion Exclusion Dissention Dependence Independence Micro Concepts: Geographic diversity Economic growth Social structure Political structure Ethnic diversity Religious diversity Plantation system Mercantilism Majority Rule Self-Government Limited government Rebellion Common Law Natural Rights Republic Attached Document(s): Page 3 of 3

4 Concept: Colonization of British North America Geographic Diversity: New England Middle Colonies Southern Colonies Jamestown Economic Growth: Joint-Stock Companies Proprietary/Royal/Self-governing colonies Triangular Trade Route Social Structure: Indentured Servants Native Americans Public schooling Political Structure: Town meetings Bacon's Rebellion Religious Diversity: Pilgrims Puritans Quakers Catholics Religious Dissenters Salem Witch Trials Extra Vocabulary: Roanoke Powhatan Confederacy Tobacco Lord Baltimore City Upon a Hill John Winthrop Massachusetts Bay Company Roger Williams Anne Hutchinson Thomas Hooker English Civil War Oliver Cromwell Maryland Toleration Act Restoration Henry Hudson Pacifism William Penn James Oglethorpe Plantation Cash Crop Gentry Backcountry farmers Subsistence farming Nathaniel Bacon Slavery Middle Passage Page 1 of 2

5 Slave Code Grand Banks Fall line Bills of exchange Artisan Entrepreneur Capitalist Mercantilism Bacon's Rebellion - Concept: Self-Government Majority Rule: Parliament Republic Self-Government: Mayflower Compact VA House of Burgesses Fundamental Orders of Connecticut Town Meetings Limited Government: Magna Carta/Great Charter Social Contract theory English Bll of Rights Rebellion: 1st and 2nd Continental Congress Extra Vocabulary: selectment - Page 2 of 2

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